|A National Program In The Tennessee Valley - United States. Tennessee Valley Authority|
"Reel 1 shows a dam, generators, power lines and a power house; workers constructing a dam with steam shovels and other machinery; the flooded Tennessee River; and views of horse drawn coal cars, deserted farms, and eroded land. President Roosevelt addresses Congress requesting the creation of TVA. Shows Wilson dam and powerhouse at Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Norris dam under construction. Reel 2 shows views of laborers operating dump trucks, drills, steam shovels, and other equipment to construct...
Keywords: Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981; Forests and forestry -- United States; Water resources development -- Social aspects -- Tennessee -- Norris Lake Region; Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.); Norris Dam (Tenn.); Land settlement -- Tennessee -- Norris Lake Region; U.S. Congress. (1789 - ); Tennessee Valley Authority. (1933 - ); Tennessee River (United States, North and Central America); Rural electrification; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; Muscle Shoals (Colbert county, Alabama, United States, North and Central America); Tennessee